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El Silencio Lodge & Spa

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Valverde Vega, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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St. George, Utah
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to el Silencio with my husband for our honeymoon. We were amazed of the tranquility we felt staying there. The honeymoon package was really complete and also gave us time for resting. It is the perfect place if you want a romantic get a way as well, not very recommended for families with kids because is more of... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Gracias PaolaV for letting us be your tranquil, romantic, and memorable honeymoon destination in Costa Rica. We are delighted to learn that our bundled honeymoon special was exactly what you were looking for. Celebrating couples is most certainly one of our specialties. Perhaps for your anniversary you and enjoy one of our adventure or relaxation specials, combined with our sister... More

Austin, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights in early June. It did rain most afternoons after 2 pm, but it did not keep us from exploring. Most outdoor activities were booked for the mornings - horseback riding, hiking, ziplining and rafting. First, everyone was so nice and helpful! Our room (I think it was lodge #2) was great. Each... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Greetings Lisa and thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed and colourful review of El Silencio Lodge & Spa and its authentic Costa Rica experiences. We are thrilled to learn that you fully immersed in the diverse eco-adventure and cultural experiences that single out Bajos del Toro as one of Costa Rica's most wonderful, off-the-beaten-path destinations.... More

Sarasota, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Costa Rica is an enchanted paradise - from Pacific to Atlantic coasts - so much beautiful scenery and activities are plentiful no matter where you go. But when you are ready to re-charge your batteries, rewind your state of mind and disappear into a state of zen-like bliss, run - don't walk - to El Silencio Lodge & Spa. From... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you Grace for fully embracing the highly experiential offerings at El Silencio Lodge & Spa. Your thoughtful descriptions of our staff's hospitality and background are much appreciated. William, Ronald, and Carlos genuinely take pride in their role as Costa Rica ambassadors. Thank you for taking the time to celebrate their outstanding professionalism and warm hospitality. We hope to see... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing. We were welcomed with a refreshing juice smoothie upon arrival, and the check in was smooth and easy. We checked into our cabin, and then enjoyed a great lunch after a long journey. The staff knew our names upon arrival, and was very attentive to our needs for the whole stay. Unfortunately, we hit bad weather,... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Saludos Smonkee! Thank you so much for taking the time to post your impressions of your stay and for making such thoughtful recommendations for future guests. El Silencio Lodge & Spa is thrilled to showcase the raw beauty of Costa Rica's cloud forest in a setting that excels in comfort. Thanks for highlighting the peaceful relaxation that singles us out.... More

San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful secluded hotel inside the mountains... They have their own fish and vegetables grown on site... Excellent food, beautiful accommodations.. I was lucky enough to be fall asleep listening to the sound of the river... No TV in the bedroom! Awesome

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Dear rm96. It is always a pleasure to learn that our guests have enjoyed a truly memorable experience. Gently falling asleep while serenaded by the Gorrion River is as relaxing as life can get! Thank you for letting us know that we fully succeeded in making you and your family feel welcome, special, and pampered. We certainly look forward to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a beautiful private cabin in cloud forest, we had excellent views of rainforest, with a private hot tub. Cabin #7. The staff is incredible. The food is out of this world. Martin and Francesco did a wonderful job in the restaurant. We attended Ronald's coffee tasting. It was great, and he is such a pleasure to be around.... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Saludos Michelle! Congratulations on your 25th anniversary and thank you so much for letting us play a part in its celebration! We enthusiastically appreciate your review. It is always wonderful to see so many of our amazing staff mentioned as examples of attentive hospitality. Thrilled that you enjoyed the coffee-tasting experience. We are very fortunate to be close to some... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This beautiful place shares high quality of their people, food, spa and lodges. You feel Nature really close and your rest is peaceful and quiet, as the name, El Silencio. It is a place with a real identification with ecology. Highly recommended!

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Gracias Manuel! It was a true pleasure to be your hosts and on behalf of our staff I thank you for taking the time to share your exceptional experience with the Trip Advisor community. Our goal is to shower guests with Costa Rica's signature hospitality, mesmerizing landscapes, and pura vida vibe. Thanks for letting us know that we succeeded! More

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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

What can we say that hasn't been said. This is an amazing place. Luxury isn't the word. We loved: 1. The beds...so soft! 2. The views. 3. Food...and great wine. 4. The long long list of really thoughtful little things that made the stay so special. Eg. Chocolate delivery in the afternoon; returning to the room at night to find... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

As we would say in Spanish: ¡Guau! Thanks Jane Anne for your contagious enthusiasm about your experience at El Silencio Lodge & Spa. We certainly hope to see you again in the very near future. Any time you need an extraordinarily relaxing experience, we will be happy to oblige. Warmest regards! More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The 4 of us explored Costa Rica in the first week of July and El Silencion Lodge & Spa was our first stop. It was a quick 2 hours drive from SJO with our rental 4x4, and the road was fine. We were greeted by Benny, our concierge, who welcomed us and showed us the ins and outs of El... More

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Saludos Dr. T! Thanks for embracing Costa Rica and the World Cup fever with such gusto! Delighted to learn that you had a wonderful time exploring, enjoying our farm-to-table menu, and cheering :) We most certainly look forward to your return. We will greet you with a resounding: oooeeee ooeeeee ooeeee ooeeeee... Ticooooos Ticoooooooos! (And Don Juio) More

Hoboken, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This was a perfect hotel/lodge with a great mountain setting. The service & food were great, the room was amazing and they even put hot water bottles in your bed when it's cold at night! This was the first stop on our Honeymoon and we absolutely loved it!

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MariaJBIslita, Outreach Manager at El Silencio Lodge & Spa, responded to this review

Pura Vida Jeff! Our cheerful thanks for choosing us as a honeymoon destination. Thank you for letting us craft a special getaway to celebrate romance, love, and commitment. We hope you had a fantastic Fourth of July! More

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Address: Valverde Vega, Bajos del Toro, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Alajuela > Bajos del Toro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — El Silencio Lodge & Spa 4*
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El Silencio Lodge & Spa is a planet-friendly luxury hotel in Costa Rica. Set in the cloud forest mountains of the central volcanic region, it combines upscale comforts with an intense natural immersion experience. Features farm-to-table cuisine, a wellness spa, an adventure park, and many authentic cultural experiences to enjoy the best of luxury Costa Rica. ... more   less 
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